The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 28, 1887


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p.1 The Myles Coming Up - The breaking of some of the timbers and chains, supporting the prop. Myles, last week delayed the work of raising her for a short time. The broken pieces of timber were immediately replaced by strong and more substantial ones, and new chains were secured. On Saturday the boat was hoisted 4 feet, and it is expected that if no accidents occur she will be afloat at the end of the week.

p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Over 1,400 lbs. of lead has been placed in the stern of the yacht Laura.

Shipwrights are in demand. Some workmen have been offered $2.50 per day.

Capt. John Cornelius commenced this morning to raise the barge Emily May, sunk below Cataraqui bridge.

This morning the dry dock, formerly owned by Lewis & Son, was purchased by Capt. John Donnelly. He will proceed at once to put it in repair.

Mr. Davis has laid the foundation of a steamer which will be 50 feet long. Its owners will be Messrs. Smith and Fraser, who live in the vicinity of Joseph Lake, Muskoka district. Over this stream the new steamer will carry passengers.


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Date of Original:
March 28, 1887
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KN.15524a
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), March 28, 1887